Sierra Mountaineering: Glacier Travel
- Fitness level 3: Moderate
- Skill level 1: Beginner
- Minimum age: 13
- Group size: 12
The first step in your mountaineering adventure, learn skills and techniques for glacier & snow travel. Techniques will include crampon use, mountain axe use for self-arrest and self-belay, and backcountry snow travel. Discover proper nutrition, gear, clothing and well being for mountaineering endeavors.
- Learn and practice techniques to safely ascend and descend snow slopes.
- Learn and practice self-belay.
- Learn and practice self-arresting.
Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time for parking and paperwork considerations. CA SNO-PARK Pass REQUIRED for each vehicle, available for purchase at any Sacramento Area REI locations or online at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. Daily Pass: $5; Season Pass: $25. Limited, complimentary group transportation is available from REI Roseville on a first come, first served basis. Please register for transportation at the link below. Questions, contact Sierra-OS@rei.com
Donner Summit SNO-PARK
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CA SNO-PARK Pass REQUIRED for each vehicle, available for purchase at your Sacramento Area REI. A daily pass is $5 or a seasonal pass is $25. Port-A-Potties available. No water on site.